Clinical Nurse Specialist - Hospice Waikato
Waikato District Health Board
Hamilton, New Zealand
2d ago

Age Related Residential Care Liaison Education and Training Service 32 hours per week Hospice Waikato is an organisation focused on leading the way in the growing specialist field of community palliative care.

We are totally committed to providing patient focused, highly professional care, for Waikato people living with life limiting or life threatening illnesses and for those who support them. Hospice Waikato :

  • Recognises people and the difference they make
  • Is committed to developing its people to the highest professional skill level
  • Delivers its services with a multidisciplinary focus
  • An exciting opportunity has arisen for a nurse with significant experience in palliative care, end of life care or gerontology to join Hospice Waikato’s Education and Training Service as a Clinical Nurse Specialist -

    Age Related Residential Care (ARRC) Liaison. It is our preference to appoint a nurse at the level of clinical nurse specialist.

    However, we are prepared to consider applications from a registered nurse who is committed to a development pathway that would enable them to be appointed as a clinical nurse specialist in the future.

    The role involves providing specialist palliative care nursing expertise to support staff in age related residential care facilities.

    It also includes developing and delivering informal and formal education in collaboration with the wider education and training team to a range of internal and external health professionals.

    You will be required to provide coaching, mentoring, and clinical support alongside aged care health teams. In undertaking this role, the CNS ARRC Liaison will contribute to their own development and the collective growth and development of the palliative care team at Hospice Waikato.

    To be the right fit for this role and our organisation you would bring :

  • Registration with Nursing Council of New Zealand as a Registered Nurse
  • A current practising certificate with Nursing Council of New Zealand
  • Significant experience in palliative care, end of life care or gerontology nursing
  • A relevant post-graduate qualification or willingness to work toward this
  • A passion for teaching, coaching and mentoring others
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Current full New Zealand driver’s license
  • If this sounds like the role and an organisation you want to be a part of then please send your cover letter and CV to .

    Do not apply online through this website. The successful applicant will be required to undertake pre-employment health screening (including drug testing) and complete a Ministry of Justice criminal records check, the results of which must be to Hospice Waikato’s satisfaction.

    Applicants must have NZ residency or valid work visa.

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